ECFE Special Events:  Many special events are FREE! 
Children birth to age 5 and siblings are invited to enjoy our special events
with an adult family member or friend. 
Please call Sue at 333-3119 for more information.

 

MAP  (Movement and Play)

*Sponsored by BECC (Bemidji Early Childhood Collaborative) and ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education)
MAP time provides a safe, warm, respectful environment for children 0-5 and their adults to play, have fun and burn off energy in the cold winter months.  This FREE event is held every Friday from January 10 to March 27 at either the Bemidji Armory (1430 23rd St NW) or the Paul Bunyan Center (3300 Gillett Drive NW).


January 10:  Bemidji Armory from 10am to 12pm
January 17:  Bemidji Armory from 10am to 12pm
January 24:  Paul Bunyan Center from 8:30am to 10:30am
January 31:  Paul Bunyan Center from 8:30am to 10:30am
February 7:  
Bemidji Armory from 10am to 12pm
February 14:  Bemidji Armory from 10am to 12pm
February 21:  Paul Bunyan Center from 8:30am to 10:30am
February 28:  Bemidji Armory from 10am to 12pm
March 6:  Bemidji Armory from 10am to 12pm
March 13:  Paul Bunyan Center from 8:30am to 10:30am
March 20:  Bemidji Armory from 10am to 12pm
March 27:  Paul Bunyan Center from 8:30am to 10:30am

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Beat Cabin Fever with Winter Fun
  

Preschoolers love to run and play, but often our winter weather is not always conducive for outdoor activities. 
Join us in the BHS pool and gym to beat those winter blahs. 
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own flotation device.


Saturday, January 25, 2020
9am to 11:30am
Bemidji High School *Use the athletic doors (east entrance)
FREE event!

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ECFE Indoor Garage Sale

This garage sale is geared for babies and kids.  Booths will be selling gently used kids' items at great prices. 
 If you are interested in renting a booth, call Courtney at (210)722-1166.



Saturday, February 22, 2020
9am to 2pm
Bemidji Armory, 1430 23rd Street NW

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                                                         Ready for Kindergarten

This event is for PARENTS only.  Please join a panel of Kindergarten teachers and we will discuss food service, transportation, school readiness and more.  You may also sign your child up for Kindergarten.  Come hear helpful suggestions and address questions you have prior to your child entering Kindergarten this fall.


       
              Thursday, February 27, 2020
                           Parents Only
                         6pm to 7:15pm
        Paul Bunyan Elementary Cafeteria

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Movie Morning

Enjoy a feature film at the local movie theatre.  Tickets are $2 each and will be available at the door. 
Children must be with a parent/guardian to enjoy the show.  

Saturday, March 14 at 10am
Bemidji Theatre on Hwy 2

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WHEELS!!
See touch and experience the many vehicles we see in our community. 
There will be a variety of BIG trucks, service trucks, and more!  Join us for this fun, family event.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
6pm to 7:30pm
JW Smith Elementary Parking Lot